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What to Eat in Dublin

Ireland's economic revival in the 1990s was accompanied by a culinary renaissance of new, sophisticated restaurants that ditched meat and potatoes for more lively European cuisine. Now in Dublin you'll find a great mix of medium- to high-price range restaurants, which offer an astounding diversity of options. The best restaurants are found south of the Liffey, but you should be prepared to pay well for a meal. Dublin restaurants include a high value-added tax on dining.

For cakes, pudding, tarts, tea and more, recent travelers highly recommend you visit Queen of Tarts, a Dublin bakery on Dame Street. But if it's an entire Irish meal you're after, try the traveler-recommended L'Ecrivain for its delicious menu and intimate ambiance, perfect for a romantic dinner. Meanwhile, foodies should check out the contemporary Chapter One in the Rotunda neighborhood. Other cuisines, such as Thai, Asian fusion and Indian, are very popular, too; recent travelers especially praise the Indian restaurant, Veda, in Cabinteely Village. 

Find the Best Restaurants in Dublin

  • #1
    JP Mooneys
    #1 of 3,156 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 87 reviewsTripAdvisor (87)
    $ - $$ | Irish, Pub
    2 Nassau Street, Dublin Ireland
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  • #2
    The Landmark
    #2 of 3,156 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 101 reviewsTripAdvisor (101)
    $ - $$ | Irish, Pub, Gastropub, Soups
    The Landmark 40 Wexford Street, Dublin D02 CH68 Ireland
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  • #3
    Tang Cafe
    #3 of 3,156 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 386 reviewsTripAdvisor (386)
    $ | Cafe, European, Healthy
    23c Dawson Street, Dublin D02 PW18 Ireland
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  • #4
    Glovers Alley
    #4 of 3,156 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 92 reviewsTripAdvisor (92)
    $$ | Irish, European
    Stephens Green Fitzwilliam Hotel, Dublin 2 Ireland
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  • #5
    Lemon and Duke Bar
    #5 of 3,156 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 830 reviewsTripAdvisor (830)
    $ - $$ | Irish, Bar, European, Pub
    Duke Lane Corner of Lemon St and Duke Lane, Dublin D02 YK71 Ireland
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  • #6
    Bloom Brasserie
    #6 of 3,156 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1717 reviewsTripAdvisor (1717)
    $ - $$ | Irish, European, Wine Bar, Central European
    11 Baggot Street Upper Dublin 4, Dublin D04 HN92 Ireland
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  • #7
    Mulberry Garden
    #7 of 3,156 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 823 reviewsTripAdvisor (823)
    $$ | Irish, European, Contemporary
    Mulberry Lane Donnybrook, Dublin 04 Ireland
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  • #8
    The Stage Door Cafe
    #8 of 3,156 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 681 reviewsTripAdvisor (681)
    $ | Cafe
    11 Essex Street East Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2 Ireland
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  • #9
    Murphys Ice Cream
    #9 of 3,156 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 682 reviewsTripAdvisor (682)
    $ |
    27 Wicklow Street,, Dublin Ireland
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  • #10
    Chapter One
    #10 of 3,156 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2293 reviewsTripAdvisor (2293)
    $$ | Irish, European, Contemporary
    18-19 Parnell Sq., Dublin D01 T3V8 Ireland
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  • #11
    Dax Restaurant
    #11 of 3,156 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 926 reviewsTripAdvisor (926)
    $$ | French, European, Contemporary, Healthy
    23 Pembroke Street Upper Dublin 2, Dublin 2 Ireland
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  • #12
    Lavanda Restaurant
    #12 of 3,156 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 152 reviewsTripAdvisor (152)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, European, Fusion, International
    31 North Brunswick Street Stoneybatter, Dublin D7 Ireland
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  • #13
    Darkey Kelly's Bar & Restaurant
    #13 of 3,156 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1416 reviewsTripAdvisor (1416)
    $ - $$ | Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub
    Fishamble Street ChristChruch, Dublin Ireland
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  • #14
    Mr Fox Restaurant
    #14 of 3,156 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 373 reviewsTripAdvisor (373)
    $ - $$ | International, Central European, Irish
    38 Parnell Square West, Dublin Ireland
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  • #15
    The Vintage Kitchen
    #15 of 3,156 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1945 reviewsTripAdvisor (1945)
    $ - $$ | Irish, European, Soups
    No 7 Poolbeg Street, Dublin Ireland
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  • #16
    Richmond Restaurant
    #16 of 3,156 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 240 reviewsTripAdvisor (240)
    $ - $$ | Irish, European, Contemporary
    43 Richmond Street South Portobello, Dublin D02 X499 Ireland
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  • #17
    Gerry's Coffee Shop
    #17 of 3,156 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 278 reviewsTripAdvisor (278)
    $ | Irish, Cafe
    6 Montague Street, Dublin D02 XE65 Ireland
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  • #18
    PHX Bistro
    #18 of 3,156 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 840 reviewsTripAdvisor (840)
    $ - $$ | Irish, European
    12 Ellis Quay Smithfield, Dublin D7 Ireland
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  • #19
    Keshk Cafe
    #19 of 3,156 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 648 reviewsTripAdvisor (648)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian
    71 Mespil Road, Dublin Ireland
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  • #20
    Lovinspoon
    #20 of 3,156 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 296 reviewsTripAdvisor (296)
    $ | Irish, Cafe, European
    13 North Fredrick Street, Dublin Ireland
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